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Algebra 2 applications

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From: Claudia (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Apr 02, 1998 at 20:55:58
Subject: Re: Algebra 2 applications

The best thing would be to get your hands on an Algebra 2 book published by South- Western Publishing. Throughout the book are things called AlgebraWorks with real algebra on the job examples! For example Real Estate Agent - Write a function that an agent can use to compute a 3% commission on the selling price of a home. Or Craft Worker - When Daria and Frank work together, it takes them 2 hours to paint a single doll house. What fractional part of the job is complete in one hour if they work together? These are from the book.

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